Posted on 31 January 2014.
Posted on 29 January 2014.
Manchester United target Toni Kroos was angry to be subbed after in tonight’s game against Stuttgart. With an hour played and Bayern Munich a goal behind, Kroos was replaced by Claudio Piazarro. Kroos went to the bench without shaking his team mates’ hands, before angrily throwing his gloves to the floor. With his contract set [...]
Posted on 24 January 2014.
If I hear, see or read the question “Where will Juan Mata fit into the Manchester United side” one more time, I am going to give up on the human race. According to worldwide reports, the two times Chelsea Player of the Year is set to sign for the Premier League champions for a club [...]
Posted on 13 January 2014.
So it has come to that point in the season again that every fan absolutely hates loves: the hallowed January transfer window. Not since the days of Chelsea’s fateful Fernando Torres signing has anything of note happened in January. Nevertheless, Sky Sport’s incessant ramping up of the final day has almost become a day of [...]
Posted on 12 January 2014.
Reports from Spain have suggested that could be some truth to the rumours that Manchester United are ready to sign Fabio Coentrao from Real Madrid. The English champions agreed a deal to bring Coentrao on loan last summer, with the view to making it a permanent transfer, and completed all the paperwork on their end. [...]
Posted on 15 October 2013.
Robert Lewandowski was supposedly a done deal for Bayern Munich but his most recent comments suggest there is the possibility he will be moving to the Premier League this summer. The player claims he has never revealed he would be signing for Bayern Munich. What has he actually said? April 21st 2013: Sir Alex Ferguson [...]
Posted on 12 September 2013.
With rolling 24-hour sports channels and the social media flourishing more than ever, it should not come as a great surprise that what happens off the pitch is now given more scrutiny than what happens on it. The lust for breaking news and getting ‘the story’ has accelerated out of control, while providing in-depth tactical [...]
Posted on 08 September 2013.
It’s transfer deadline day and Manchester United, after another inept performance, are yet to make a signing that can add any dimension to the squad. Do not let the 4-1 opening day victory over Swansea fool you, Manchester United were not 3 goals better than Swansea. For it not for the ruthless finishing of Robin [...]
Posted on 07 September 2013.
Away from the more high profile spectrum of transfer deadline day there was one Premier League manager who was trying to bring in a singular player who would have really addressed a weakness within his side however was unable to do so after the deal collapsed late on in the day. This Premier League manager [...]
Posted on 07 September 2013.
Finally it has passed; the male’s version of Valentines day is now over and the fallout continues on social media. Logging on to twitter in the late hours last night, it was apparent that there was a distinct consensus with how Manchester United handled the summer transfer window. There have been calls for Ed Woodward [...]
Posted on 05 September 2013.
To add to the farce that was Manchester United’s transfer window, it has been reported that David Moyes turned down the opportunity to sign Thiago earlier this summer. Thiago’s father, Mazinho, had confirmed that the player was close to joining United, despite United’s claims that Cesc Fabregas had always been their priority signing. However, it [...]
Posted on 27 August 2013.
February 10th 2008: “There are talks with the club and I hope everything will work out because I am happy here,” Flamini said. “I like English football and I love Arsenal. Hard work. I have done that for the three-and-a-half years have been at the club. Now I have my place in the team and [...]
Posted on 25 August 2013.
Reports from Spain today claim that Arsenal have let those close to Iker Casillas know that they are following his situation closely. The goalkeeper lost his starting place in the Real Madrid team when Jose Mourinho was in charge last season. There had been some suggestion that it was a personal problem between the player [...]
Posted on 23 August 2013.
German newspaper, Bild, has reported that Manchester United are set to make a bid of £38m+ to sign Mesut Özil from Real Madrid. Josep Pedrerol, who is a presenter on Spanish football TV programme Punto Pelota, claims that the deal is dependent on Gareth Bale’s transfer from Tottenham Hotspur. “We have already reported that Real [...]
Posted on 23 August 2013.
March 31st 2011: Willian linked with moves to Chelsea and Barcelona. Both Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola were reportedly keen to sign him after scoring twice in Shakhtar Donetsk’s 3-0 second leg success over Roma in the Champions League last 16 game. April 13th 2011: “Willian would be perfect for Arsenal,” said Denilson (Arsenal player). [...]
Posted on 17 August 2013.
He’s leaving, he’s not leaving; he wants to go, he doesn’t want to go; will they, won’t they? – as is the case every year, this year’s transfer window has its share of uncertainty and late surge in excitement with the season kicking off in less than a week. Here’s a look at the three [...]
Posted on 16 August 2013.
It has been a summer of change at the top of the Premier League with new managers in place at the clubs that occupied the top three places in last season’s final standings. David Moyes has taken over the hot seat at Man United, Jose Mourinho has returned to Stamford Bridge and Man City have [...]
Posted on 15 August 2013.
Luis Suarez was given a heroes welcome at Anfield recently, despite making it clear he wanted to leave the club, giving numerous interviews over the summer stating his desire to move to Real Madrid. The reputation of Liverpool FC has been dragged through the mud in recent years, with the players and manager, Kenny Dalglish, [...]